FAVE 5: Playing With Lights | Clozette


Effective photography always uses the assistance of great lighting to set the mood. From playing with chiaroscuro to the illusion of stylised bokeh and more, colourful lighting photography has a whimsical and breathtaking allure. And it seems like our Clozetters know how to take command of these artistic compositions to create snaps that are truly mesmerising. Don't believe us? Check out how they're playing with lights below. 


Dear damsel


Lady in blue dress pointing at castle
(Photo from: Chervon)


Otherworldly


Woman in full-length dress in whimsical digital background
Woman in full-length dress in whimsical digital background
Woman in full-length dress in whimsical digital background
(Photo from: yuniqueyuni)

Illusion of bayou


Woman in man-made colourful bayou installation
(Photo from: blackivorystyle)


Adventures after dark


Woman in colourful hall of mirrors
Woman in colourful hall of mirrors
Woman in colourful hall of mirrors
(Photo from: shuutravels)



Starlit starlet


Woman in white swimsuit
(Photo from: Chervon)


(Cover photo from: shuutravels)


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It’s that time of year again where Kuala Lumpur — and the world — gear up to admire the latest pieces carefully curated and showcased by Malaysia's fashion powerhouses and up-and-coming stars. This year, expect to see over 80 designers showcasing their latest creations at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur’s Centre Court. Plus, some special collaborations. Here are just some of the few things to expect at the 2019 Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week.


KL fashion week celebrates its 7th year with designs to symbolise the number 7 in various languages


Fashion x Innovation 


Lexus partners with Alia Bastamam, one of Malaysia’s most loved designers to deliver a stunning show based on their brand philosophy “ Anticipate. Innovative. Captivate.” The theme coincides with Alia’s consistency and persistence throughout her journey as a designer.


Representatives of KLFW 2019 sponsors

Meanwhile, HP, the official notebook partner for 2019, has partnered with three designers to highlight their creative journeys with the HP Spectre x360, which offers superior design, leading security and enhanced performance, highlighting how magic is made when fashion meets technology.

Fashion x Beauty 


Look forward to not only fashion trends but beauty looks to cop because Shiseido will be a part of Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week for the first time as the official makeup sponsor, bringing with them a visionary range of cosmetics from their newly relaunched Shiseido makeup line.



Panasonic sets foot in the KL fashion scene for the first time, too, in their 101 years in the industry as the official hair and garment care sponsor, powering the hair and makeup stations backstage with their innovative products.

Fashion x Heritage 


The founder of KL Fashion Week, Andrew Tan, has been a guiding hand in bringing batik to the forefront of fashion, pushing it to be appreciated and celebrated hand-in-hand with upscale fashion through the Fashion Forward Batik initiative. Malaysia’s leading feminine care brand Kotex also plays a part in this movement by bringing to life the designs in their limited-edition Batik range that were created by marginalised female artisans on the runway.


KLFW Founder Andrew Tan

KLFW Founder Andrew Tan sharing what's new for the shows this year during the media launch


Additionally, an exhibition displaying Malaysia’s iconic textile fabrics such as Tenun Pahang Diraja, Royal Terengganu Songket and Batik Kelantan, called Thread of Heritage will be available for public viewing from 14 August to 2 September, in conjunction with our national month to spread awareness on the appreciation of local fabrics and craftsmanship.

Fashion x Sustainability


One of this year’s focal points is sustainable fashion. Get excited for 13 young designers who are bringing a new perspective into the scene, aligning with the development goals of Airasia, Commonwealth Fashion Council of UK, and the United Nations. Indulge in an array of thoughtful pieces that place emphasis on ethical fashion and mindfulness.

Catch a glimpse of the glamour at Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week 2019 between the 21 and 25  August 2019 at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur Centre Court.



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Is the Monday hustle getting to you? Relax with us and browse through some of today's headlines to spice up your downtime. From Instagram adding an anti-fake news feature to Urban Decay launching their 'sweetest' palette yet, we have them all right here in today's Insider Roundup. 


Instagram is adding an anti-fake news feature



Insider Roundup: Instagram Fake News

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Following the initiatives to crack down misinformation on Facebook and their very own recent meme purge, Instagram is now rolling out a feature to filter out fake news in your feed. According to the tweet posted by IG's current head Adam Mosseri, Instagram will soon allow users to report posts containing false or misleading content. This is just one of the many methods they're looking into to "stop the spread of misinformation." The function is said to launch to all regions by the end of August.



Burberry released monogram hoodies for your dogs




Now for something that's not fake news: Burberry announced over the weekend that they're releasing #TheBSeries, a monogram hoodie capsule collection that can be personalised for your puppers, for just 24 hours. The dog hoodie features the Thomas Burberry monogram. The news spread like wildfire that the collection was reportedly sold out in a snap, with people demanding for a restock (and secretly, we are, too!). 


To All The Boys I've Loved Before 2 has a release date




Missing Lara Jean and Peter Kavinsky already? Well, here's some good news. Jenny Han's bestselling-novel-turned-Netflix-hit is coming just in time for Valentine's Day 2020. Get ready for To All The Boys: P.S. I Still Love You on 12 February 12. The third part of the franchise was already announced earlier this year and is said to currently be in production. 


Urban Decay NAKED Honey is coming




Urban Decay's NAKED has a new addition. Meet its sweetest palette yet: NAKED Honey. The palette will feature a lot of browns, ambers, and golds that will surely be the latest beauty community crowd-pleasers. Keep your eyes peeled for more deets come 3 September.


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